Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Bob Dylan Drops Another New Single, “False Prophet,” Announces First Album of New Music in Eight Years Set for June 19th

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Bob Dylan — I wonder if he knew today was the 55th anniversary of his famous video for “Subterranean Homesick Blues.” At midnight he sent out the news of a third new single– “False Prophet”– and his first new album of original music called “Rough and Rowdy Days.” It’s set for June 19th release. Dylan’s last album of new songs was 2012’s “Tempest.” The new album will contain the two recent singles, the 17 minute long “Murder Most Foul,” and “I Contain Multitudes.” On the CD, “Murder Most Foul” will be a second CD unto itself.

“False Prophet” is a stompin’ blues number with some great gruff Dylan vocals and sweet guitar. It’s a balm for a day that sees some other, far less interesting releases.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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